October 27 2009
Somali pirates said Tuesday they have hijacked a yacht with a British couple sailing between the Seychelles and Tanzania, the Press Association (U.K.) reports.
Paul and Rachel Chandler went missing after sending out a distress signal from their yacht on Friday, maritime security officials said.
The planned 150-nm-trip would have taken them from the Seychelles to the Amirante Islands and then to Tanzania, said a British coast guard spokesman. There was known pirate activity in...
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